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The places to be in May

Solos Holidays makes the most of those long weekends and warmer days by gracing the serene shores of Europe and beyond. May is the perfect month for a feet-first Asian adventure or experiencing the magic of the Middle East. Idyllic solo adventures for the single traveller. What a life we’re living this month!

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The countries to visit this May



With oceans that shimmer and lands that invite exploration and awe, the jewel of the Dalmatian coastline is a true delight. Rugged cliff-edged landscapes give way to idyllic coves, beautifully preserved traditional architecture, and quaint town charm, yet to be disturbed or overrun by tourism. One to explore before the word spreads.


Christened by the Venetians for its striking mountains that cascade into the bay, this tiny nation combines wild hinterland with an alluring coastline. Bursting at the seams with majestic mountains, breathtaking beaches and larger-than-life locals, here lies proof that good things do indeed come in small packages. And it’s yet to be discovered by the masses.


An intriguing cultural collision between Europe and Asia, this land’s epic historical tales and magical landscapes have enchanted travellers for years. Capture the essence of its archaeological and cultural heritage, mix with the locals and uncover its fascinating history. From the sands to the spices to the shakshuka, this eye-opening, sense awakening country is a real-time dream.


Travel through the origin of the Amazon, immersing yourself in the sights and sounds of rainforest life. Tree-top ventures, architecture of Inca origin and temple ruins, uncover the hidden corners of the Sacred Valley and explore the Lost City of Machu Picchu. A South American adventure through and through.


A fiesta of Aztec ruins, colonial cities, and culinary delights, Mexico welcomes you on a captivating journey through its diverse landscapes and rich heritage. Explore the colonial charm of Mexico's historic cities, where cobblestone streets whisper tales of the past and vibrant markets beckon with local crafts. Delight your taste buds with the famous Mexican cuisine, a symphony of flavours that unfolds with every savoury bite.


Here you’ll find the simple life. With crystal-clear waters that give the Caribbean a run for their money, the beaches are a wonder all on their own. But it’s what lies beyond the stunning coastlines that sparkles brightest of all. Locals with open arms, kind hearts and big characters. They share their traditions so beautifully, connecting us to moments we’ll never forget.


In a land where sipping sangria, tapas grazing and afternoon shut-eye are part of the everyday, this is a country we instantly feel comfortable. Beautiful golden coastlines are contrasted by the country’s vast interior of green mountains, but it’s the warm hospitality and deep-rooted passionate tradition that leaves a mark.


The cuisine. The culture. The architecture. All so very chic, charming and overindulgent. And indulge we do. Archaeological journeys through ancient cities, winding street strolls through enchanting towns and vineyards as far as the eye can see.


Into the wild in every sense of the word. Mystical caves, wildlife encounters, river safaris and rugged jungle camps, this is Borneo. We go off-grid in this tropical wilderness of a place, exploring the dynamic city of Kuching and relishing authentic experiences and delicacies along the way.


Nestled along the Mediterranean, Monaco beckons as a jewel of opulence and glamour. From the iconic Casino de Monte-Carlo to the sleek yachts in Port Hercules, this city-state captivates with its lavish lifestyle. Explore the historic charm of Monaco-Ville and bask in the allure of the French Riviera.


Marvel at the majesty of Norwegian fjords, nature's breathtaking masterpiece. Chase the elusive Northern Lights, painting the Arctic sky in ethereal hues. Embrace the coastal allure, from charming Bergen to the iconic Geirangerfjord. Norway, a land of natural symphonies and coastal wonders, invites you to a harmonious journey under the Northern Lights' enchanting glow.

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